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Thursday, June 13, 2013
Cowabunga! Surf's up for Mo
By Wallace Matthews
OAKLAND, Calif. -- One of the perks of the
retirement tour is that the Yankees 43-year-old, Cooperstown-bound closer gets stuff at every road ballpark. Cool stuff.
Today was no exception as the Oakland A's presented Mo with a surfboard emblazoned with his number, 42, and the logos of both the Yankees and the A's.
The club also presented him with a check for $10,042 made out to the Mariano Rivera foundation.
The presentation was made by A's manager Bob Melvin and team president Mike Crowley in a pregame ceremony at home plate.